Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all,
For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.
And lo, one coming up said to him, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have life eternal?
Work not for the food which perishes, but for the food which abides unto life eternal, which the Son of man shall give to you; for him has the Father sealed, even God.
And leading them out said, Sirs, what must I do that I may be saved?
1 John 5:9
If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater. For this is the witness of God which he has witnessed concerning his Son.
I say then, Have they stumbled in order that they might fall? Far be the thought: but by their fall there is salvation to the nations to provoke them to jealousy.
And they were offended in him. And Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honour, unless in his country and in his house.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Lo, this child is set for the fall and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against;
and blessed is whosoever shall not be offended in me.
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;